HomeEasy to StartB Tech Courses III-IVHS 217 Tradition, Modernity And Social Change

Social change: patterns of change, inevitability of change, factors and conditions of change, direction of change, planned change, perspectives on social change; Significance of culture in understanding social change: rise of popular culture; Modernity and relevant concepts: disenchantment, alienation, urbanization, industrialization, globalisation, development, revolution, social movements; India-sresponse to modernity, little and great tradition in India; Relations between planning and development: desired role of political leadership in economic reforms,role of culture in social development, reorganizing values for development; Postmodernism: technology and social change.

Texts:

1.  Y. Singh, Culture Change in India, Rawat Publications, 2002.

2. Y. Singh, Modernization of Indian Tradition, Rawat Publication, 1988.

3. S. C. Dube, Understanding Change, Vikas Publishing House,1992.

References:

1. M. Marriott, Village India: Studies in the little community, Asia Publishing house, 1961.

2. D. Sinha and H.S.R Rao (Ed), Social Values and Development:Asian Perspectives,Sage Publications, 1988.

3. S. N. Eisentadt, Tradition Change and Modernity,- John Wiley and Sons, 1973.

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